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World News Donald Trump 'weighing his options' on Democrat memo
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'weighing his options' on Democrat memo

Read the full letter here . Democrats last week warned Trump against using the Republican memo as a pretext to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who hired Mueller and oversees the investigation, or to remove Mueller himself. The Democratic memo, penned by the committee's ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff, is expected to directly rebut the Republican memo, which accuses the Federal Bureau of Investigation of abusing the surveillance process in obtaining a warrant on former Trump ...

World News House Democrats face tough choice over budget deal and immigration
Author: 0 House Democrats face tough choice over budget deal and immigration

GOP leaders moved to shore up support among conservatives for a plan to shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California announced she would oppose the budget measure unless the chamber's GOP leaders promised a vote on legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants who face deportation after being brought to the US illegally as children.

World News Khaleda jailed for 5 years for graft, plans to appeal
Author: 0 Khaleda jailed for 5 years for graft, plans to appeal

Dhaka - Several hundred opposition activists demonstrated in Dhaka Friday demanding release of the former Bangladeshi prime minister Khaleda Zia who was jailed for her conviction in a graft case. The verdict could bar 72-year-old Zia from running in the general elections as the country's constitution prohibits a convicted person sentenced to over two years from participating.

World News Snowstorm expected to hit Thursday night
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Thousands of air travelers are being delayed by a winter snowstorm that's moving across the across the upper Midwest. Another winter storm is forecast to paste the Midwest with heavy snow on Thursday and Friday . Parts of New Hampshire received as much as 13 inches of snow on Wednesday . For the Niagara Frontier, total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected.

World News Nancy Pelosi signals potential trouble for deal to avoid government shutdown
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi signals potential trouble for deal to avoid government shutdown

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could be the next speaker of the House of Representatives - if she can manage her gaffes, that is, which doesn't seem likely. She informed that it is a bill that would grant legal status to undocumented young people who came to the USA as children often called Dreamers. "We will be joining primaries this year and we will primary Democrats who did not have the spine or the courage to stand up for our undocumented family".

World News Abe meets Moon in S.Korea
Author: 0 Abe meets Moon in S.Korea

The Vice President will reaffirm to the leaders of Japan and South Korea the United States' unwavering commitment to our allies and to deter and defend against the North Korean threat. Some members of the delegation will, however, meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. On February 8, North Korea's state-run media cited a statement from an unnamed Foreign Ministry official who said the Pyongyang regime is not interested in meeting with Pence while he is in South Korea for the ...

World News Winter Storm Forecast Improving; Nearly 7 Inches Today, 10+ By Sunday
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The weather service as of 8:30 Wednesday morning was predicting "snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 3 pm for Newtown, then freezing rain between 3 and 4 pm, and then rain after 4 pm". Chicago was forecast to receive as much as 14 inches of snow with Detroit expecting up to 9 inches. About 200 flights were canceled or delayed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Michigan on Friday .

World News CBSE makes Aadhaar mandatory for filling form
Author: 0 CBSE makes Aadhaar mandatory for filling form

The last date for online payment of fee is 10th March. "The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has decided that Indian students who wish to pursue MBBS/BDS from a foreign Medical Institute need to qualify NEET (UG)", the CBSE said in its notification.

World News Kim Jong Un's sister makes historic visit to South Korea
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Later South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony. He is due to meet the North Korean delegation for talks on Saturday according to Yonhap. North and South Korean Taekwondo demonstrators also held a joint performance ahead of the opening ceremony.

World News Hill, Hood, Clarkson, Nance, Jr.: Meet the newest Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Hill, Hood, Clarkson, Nance, Jr.: Meet the newest Cleveland Cavaliers

According to Cavaliers GM Koby Altman , the addition of Clarkson and Nance gives them an injection of energy. Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye are basically expiring contracts. 3 jersey, and back in his old locker as well. If they're successful in their pursuit of stars, that's huge. Like Hill, he's coming cheap and if he starts would be an interesting punt play for the interior scoring and rebounding.

World News Sen. Coons: Trump 'Isn't Particularly Constructive' on Immigration Bill
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President Trump threatened a government shutdown if the Democrats don't agree to change some of the loopholes that allow MS-13 and other gang members into the country. "So we have to strengthen our borders, not by a little bit, but by a lot". At 18, Al-michael said it is "absolutely untrue" Dreamers are "too afraid" or "lazy", referring to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's recent critical remarks.

World News Oxfam pressed over allegations senior aid staff used prostitutes in Haiti
Author: 0 Oxfam pressed over allegations senior aid staff used prostitutes in Haiti

Workers including Roland van Hauwermeiren, the country director in Haiti for Britain-based Oxfam until 2011, were allowed to resign without any discipline after their sex parties were discovered, the Times of London reported Friday. Responding to a report in The Times newspaper, Oxfam admitted that the behaviour of some of its staff had been "totally unacceptable". In the wake of the quake that killed 220,000 , injured 300,000 and left 1.5 million homeless, a confidential report by the ...

World News IAF officer arrested for leaking confidential info to ISI agent
Author: 0 IAF officer arrested for leaking confidential info to ISI agent

He is charged with passing on classified information and documents of the IAF to an ISI spy. He now faces a jail term of up to seven years. The initial probe revealed that Marwaha, who befriended two women on Facebook five-six months ago, started chatting with them on the social network and later switched to WhatsApp to communicate.

World News Samantha as Rama Lakshmi Rangasthalam New Teaser OUT
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And finally, they have relented and made a decision to reveal her look at 11am today. She is soul of the village and her infectious smile is enough to make your day. This is the first time when Samantha and Ram Charan are sharing the screen space. The title score adds a little drama to this already unusual story.

World News Mahesh Murthy out on bail in molestation case
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The National Commission for Women later intervened after receiving complaints from the victim and also from some other women against Murthy. They wrote to the DGP alleging that there have been several complaints against him for objectionable, derogatory, sexual and obscene signs on social media.

World News BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President
Author: 0 BH Loya death case: Opposition delegation submits memorandum to President

Gandhi said 114 MPs from 15 parties signed the memorandum presented to the President. Opposition leaders outside Rashtrapati Bhawan. "Many MPs from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha felt discomfort over the fact that a judge died under suspicious circumstances and also feel that the matter should be probed and an SIT should be formed".

World News Six-year-old molested in Kolkata school
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Expressing his outrage over the matter, state minister for education Partha Chatterjee said if the charge against the accused teacher was found to be true, he should not be allowed to teach again. Parents also claimed that the school authorities ignored their repeated appeals to install CCTV cameras after a similar incident surfaced at another school of the city.

World News Rise in oil prices dented United Kingdom trade in December
Author: 0 Rise in oil prices dented United Kingdom trade in December

Total UK trade deficit, including goods and services, widened by £3.8bn to £10.8bn according to statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In 2017, industrial production grew 2.1% with manufacturing providing the largest upward contribution, increasing 2.8%, the strongest since 2014. The ONS said the industrial and construction data did not alter this estimate.

World News Oil Slides toward Weekly Loss on Excess Supply Worries
Author: 0 Oil Slides toward Weekly Loss on Excess Supply Worries

Distillate fuel inventories increased by 3.9 million barrels last week and are in the middle of the average range for this time of year. S&P Global Platts' analyst expected a 2.8-million-barrel increase. Meanwhile, the petrol and diesel prices were rising due to high crude oil prices, which in the mid-January had touched $70 per barrel mark as there were fears of the production cut by OPEC and non-members led by Russian Federation.

World News Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Won't Blame Anyone For Manchester United Struggles
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Won't Blame Anyone For Manchester United Struggles

The Gabon global was immediately thrown into the starting XI last Saturday [3 February] against Everton , marking his debut for the club with a delightful dinked finish in a 5-1 thrashing of the Toffees. Mkhitaryan's biggest acheivement in a Manchester United shirt was helping the club to Europa League glory last season, scoring six goals in 11 games.

World News Protection exposes misdeed by witness in trial of ex-Cuomo aide
Author: 0 Protection exposes misdeed by witness in trial of ex-Cuomo aide

Attorney's office. Howe, who pleaded guilty to eight felonies in September 2016, is cooperating with federal prosecutors by testifying against four defendants in a high-profile bribery case. Gitner then asked: "As you sit here now, do you think they're going to rip it up?" "I do, looking at this, yes", responded Howe. His arrest came in response to an order signed by a judge who wrote that the government notified him that the revocation of Howe's $100,000 bail was appropriate at this time.

World News Rescue dogs used to search for Taiwan's natural disaster victims
Author: 0 Rescue dogs used to search for Taiwan's natural disaster victims

Scores of aftershocks have hampered rescue efforts as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful quake killed at least 10 people near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien. The powerful quake left four buildings collapsed in Hualien. He was fortunate that he was not at home and that his parents were at their own place at the time of the quake, he said, but he still felt a sense of loss because he had just bought the unit in the Yun Men ...

Author: 0 What You Need To Know About Memo Mania: Waiting On Democrats' Countermemo

Monday, the intel committee voted unanimously to release that memo after Democrats pressured Republicans on the issue of transparency. Could the administration redact portions of the memo without being accused of a political cover-up? Or recall how Richard Nixon and his attorney general, John Mitchell, politicized the IRS and Justice Department in an attempt to punish their political enemies.

World News Pelosi sets record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA
Author: 0 Pelosi sets record with 8-hour marathon speech on DACA

According to the House historian's office, she delivered the longest floor speech since 1909 - and possibly ever. "The Republican moral cowardice must end". The deal is expected to pass through the Senate despite vocal opposition from several Democrats due to the separation of the deal from the immigration debate.

World News LL Bean Is Ending Its Famous Lifetime Return Policy
Author: 0 LL Bean Is Ending Its Famous Lifetime Return Policy

The return policy now states that if customers aren't satisfied, they can return products within a year of purchase for a refund. "Some view it as a lifetime product replacement program, expecting refunds for heavily worn products used over many years", the statement read.

Author: 0 Trump Called Former Chief Of Staff Priebus To Complain About John Kelly

She also said his departure from the White House was not imminent. "We understand the shock, pain and confusion that these allegations have caused in our workplace". Porter had an interim clearance, which means he can travel with the president on Air Force One and present him with classified documents. "Therefore, they are best evaluated through the background check process", Raj Shah told reporters in a prepared statement he read from the press room podium.

World News Nolan won't run again in the 8th
Author: 0 Nolan won't run again in the 8th

The Democrat represents a northern Minnesota district that both parties have fought hard over in recent elections and that President Donald Trump won in 2016. Republicans landed a top-tier candidate in Pete Stauber, a former professional hockey player turned police officer and co-owner of the Duluth Hockey Company and whose wife is an Iraq War veteran.

Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho combines with Luis Suarez to score his first Barcelona goal

But after scoring his first goal, Coutinho is ready to kick on in Spain, while giving a special thanks to Luis Suarez for the assist. The win saw Barcelona advance 3-0 on aggregate to the final where they will play Sevilla . It'll be a great game and a hard one (against Sevilla in the final). What is important is that we will be able to contest it, along with our supporters.

World News Lebanon signs deal with 3 worldwide oil companies
Author: 0 Lebanon signs deal with 3 worldwide oil companies

The proposed area of Naqoura is close to Lebanon's oil and gas Block 9. As for Block 9, Total and its partners are fully aware of the Israeli-Lebanese border dispute in the southern part of the block that covers only very limited area (less than 8% of the block's surface).

World News Flu Is On Track To Infect 34 Million People In The US
Author: 0 Flu Is On Track To Infect 34 Million People In The US

In Wyoming, state health officials typically do not have a complete death count from flu-related illnesses until the season ends, officials have said, when the state gathers data from death certificates. The CDC only counts flu deaths in children; there have been 63 thus far. Patients are being urged to call around for antiviral medications if a pharmacy does not have them in stock, and clinicians should immediately administer treatment to patients showing signs of influenza.